Finance & Office Manager

Prime Appointments
Clacton-On-Sea, UK
13 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fabulous job has come up in Clacton - I am recruiting for an Accounts/Office Manager

Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the office and for the smooth operations of the finance department

This role involves direct communication with all office and finance staff helping to develop teamwork, integrity, accountability and enthusiasm

Responsibilities and duties:

Ensure the smooth operation of the finance department

Ensure figures are correct and submitted in a timely manner

Ensure the smooth running of the office and handling HR issues with the assistance of an external HR consultant

Accounts Payable - invoice receipt, queries and authorisation

Process monthly and ad-hoc invoices to customers

Maintain cashbooks and banking

Producing monthly management accounts for internal senior management and external investors

Responsible for all areas of cash-flow management including forecasting

Ownership of the annual budgeting processes

Producing statutory accounts and being the point of contact for auditors

Managing the finance department and developing the Finance Assistant

Presenting monthly results to the MD

Managing the purchase order and payments processes

Asset management including maintaining and reconciling the asset register

Driving the monthly reporting deadlines and efficiency's within the department


Credit Control

Develop a system to integrate better working of key departments.

Managing company insurance and building maintenance upkeep.

Experience and Technical Skills Required
Level 3 AAT minimum preferred
Good Knowledge of Xero
Team player with a motivational and proactive approach
Self-motivated and highly organised with the ability to stay calm under pressure
Competent user of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook, as well as experience and understanding of credit control and accounts payable systems
Excellent inter-personal and presentation skills
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Essential Personal Qualities
Excellent telephone/interpersonal skills
Confident, calm, and fair with staff
Flexible, dependable, reliable, team leader
Work well under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to make decisions and negotiating skills
Presentable and courteous
Above all the candidate must be trustworthy, and demonstrate that he/she can be relied on implicitly.

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